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  • "My view is that people are increasingly enabled by technology but also rather isolated by it - isolated from visceral experiences," he said. "Being in a room with Viola or with Richard III or with any of those characters as they go through real experiences and real emotions - that beats watching it on the screen every time."

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  • "Honestly, I think it's ludicrous to make councilors get up there and pledge their allegiance," he said, at the meeting, as reported by the local newspaper. "I don't think there's anybody in this room who is more patriotic than I am. I don't think there is anybody in this room who has done more military service — over 30 years — than I have. ... Patriotic? Absolutely. But I don't think the council should have to get up there and pledge allegiance."

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